Lafayette, California

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Population in 2013: 25,053 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 11,970  (47.8%)
Females: 13,083  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94556, 94563.

Lafayette Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $136,802 (it was $102,107 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$136,802
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $68,124 (it was $54,319 in 2000)

Lafayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: over $1,000,000 (it was $582,800 in 2000)
Lafayette:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $519,820; Detached houses: $558,945; Townhouses or other attached units: $372,503; In 2-unit structures: $338,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,558; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,791; Mobile homes: $36,542; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,626

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,658.

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  • Races in Lafayette, CA (2013)

    Lafayette races chart
    • 19,22276.9%White alone
    • 2,1528.6%Asian alone
    • 1,9407.8%Hispanic
    • 1,1154.5%Two or more races
    • 1860.7%Black alone
    • 1120.4%Other race alone

Races in Lafayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lafayette: 139.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.1%), English (10.6%), Irish (10.2%), Italian (5.6%), United States (4.8%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 302 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,648 people per square mile   (low).

Lafayette,CA real estate house value index trend

Lafayette, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

3,392 residents are foreign born (4.3% Asia, 3.8% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).

This city:

13.6%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, California as of August 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 3,074 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,860 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,592 (0.4%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Walnut Creek, CA (3.7 miles , pop. 64,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Central Contra Costa, CA (4.0 miles , pop. 459,252).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (336.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Acalanes Ridge, CA (1.4 miles ), Saranap, CA (1.4 miles ), Castle Hill, CA (1.8 miles ), Moraga, CA (1.8 miles ), Reliez Valley, CA (1.8 miles ), Orinda, CA (1.9 miles ), Walnut Creek, CA (1.9 miles ), Central Contra Costa, CA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 122.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,168 (-4.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,229 (19.5%)

Area code: 925

Lafayette household income distribution Lafayette home values distribution

Crime rates in Lafayette by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000200000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 302960243422N/A
per 100,000 12.30.08.136.224.20.08.016.111.915.78.38.2N/A
Robberies 1314111671581287276
per 100,000 53.456.544.364.428.260.032.048.331.827.48.328.624.2
Assaults 8915915715714951215
per 100,000 32.936.360.536.260.428.060.028.255.735.320.749.060.4
Burglaries 7510398171112119117127129116110101110
per 100,000 308.0415.6395.1687.9451.1476.2467.9510.8513.4454.4455.0412.1443.0
Thefts 322394447610322317258400344293251292275
per 100,000 1,322.31,589.61,802.12,454.01,296.91,268.51,031.71,608.71,369.01,147.81,038.31,191.41,107.6
Auto thefts 27586561555758383038322628
per 100,000 110.9234.0262.1245.4221.5228.1231.9152.8119.4148.9132.4106.1112.8
Arson 2301120201000
per 100,000 8.212.10.04.04.08.00.08.00.03.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 121.6142.4160.2232.6165.1132.3126.6152.6137.1123.4102.1115.4115.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lafayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (27%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lafayette, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 751% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from Lafayette center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 264.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from Lafayette center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Birthplace of: Justin Argenal - College basketball player (UC Riverside Highlanders), Rick Cronk - Food industry businessman.

Main business address for: BEDFORD PROPERTY INVESTORS INC/MD (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lafayette:

  • LAFAYETTE CARE CENTER (1010 1ST STREET)
  • WOODLAND NURSING INN (3721 MT. DIABLO BLVD.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lafayette:

  • RHEEM VALLEY CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MORAGA, CA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - TICE VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - WALNUT CREEK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-WALNUT CREEK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - WALNUT CREEK Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL HOSPICE-MARTINEZ (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • ELM MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)

Amtrak stations near Lafayette:

  • 9 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: BERKELEY (3RD ST. & UNIVERSITY AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:

  • Saint Mary's College of California (about 4 miles; Moraga, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 6 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 13,015)
  • Merritt College (about 8 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 9 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 37,127)
  • Berkeley City College (about 9 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)
  • Laney College (about 11 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 5,668)
  • College of Alameda (about 12 miles; Alameda, CA; FT enrollment: 3,071)

Public high school in Lafayette:

  • Acalanes High School (Students: 967; Location: 1200 Pleasant Hill Road; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 90)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

  • ST PERPETUA SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 3445 HAMLIN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MEHER SCHOOLS (Students: 232; Location: 999 LELAND DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • DIABLO VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 3390 DEER HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CONTRA COSTA JEWISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 3800 MT DIABLO BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lafayette, map of school districts: LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY, ACALANES UNION HIGH

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private School, Elementary Contra Costa Jewish Day School, 3800 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Lafayette, CA 94549 925-284-8288

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Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Water Treatment Plant (A), Sunnyside Pumping Plant (B), Lafayette Town Hall (C), Lafayette Branch Contra Costa County Library (D), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 15 (E), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 17 (F), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 16 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lafayette: BEDFORD PROPERTY INVESTORS INC/MD (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lafayette: Saint Perpetua's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lafayette Reservoir (A), Leland Reservoir (B), Brookwood Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Grizzly Creek (A), Lafayette Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lafayette: Brook Street Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bistro at the Park (3287 Mount Diablo Boulevard).

Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.377. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.377
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.662. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.662
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette that have no violations reported:

  • WILDWOOD ACRES RESORT (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.2%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.6% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2000:

  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lafayette, California environmental map by EPA

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Lafayette compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lafayette Mount Diablo And Moraga at 3525 Mount Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1912/01/01; Lafayette Branch at 3630 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1964/12/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Westamerica Bank: Lafayette Branch at 3515 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1996/03/31. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3498 Mount Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1983/02/03. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the West: Lafayette Branch at 3583 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1946/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Citibank, National Association: 3614 Mt Diablo Blvd Branch at 3614 Mt Diablo Blvd, branch established on 1961/02/15. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Mechanics Bank: Lafayette Branch at 3640 Mt Diablo Blvd, branch established on 2008/07/18. Info updated 2011/03/24: Bank assets: $2,991.7 mil, Deposits: $2,573.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3492 Mt. Diablo Blvd., branch established on 2003/06/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • California Bank of Commerce: California Bank Of Commerce at 3595 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 2nd Floor, branch established on 2007/07/17. Info updated 2008/05/30: Bank assets: $298.4 mil, Deposits: $243.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3530 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1956/06/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, California:

  • Best Western Lafayette Park Hotel, 3287 MT Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 , Phone: (925) 283-3700, Fax: (925) 284-1621
  • Hillside Inn & Suites, 3748 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 , Phone: (925) 283-8200, Fax: (925) 283-4444
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
California average:

15.4

Lafayette travel time to work - commute Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Lafayette:

(Lafayette, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Contra Costa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic228,40034
Evangelical Protestant81,120352
Other48,553123
Mainline Protestant32,693101
Black Protestant10,39534
Orthodox2,4358
None645,429-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$12,146$72,8762$5,978
Other Government Administration 3$18,068$72,2720$0
Police - Other 2$10,042$60,2520$0
Streets and Highways 5$41,740$100,1760$0
Welfare 0$0 7$6,317
Parks and Recreation 5$30,040$72,09623$25,160
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$8,200$98,4000$0
Other and Unallocable 19$106,368$67,1807$12,131
Totals for Government 37$226,604$73,49339$49,586

Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,808,000 ($72.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $270,000 ($10.78)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($8.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $208,000 ($8.30)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,286,000 ($51.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $811,000 ($32.37)
    Financial Administration: $719,000 ($28.70)
    Central Staff Services: $480,000 ($19.16)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($14.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $266,000 ($10.62)
    Parking Facilities: $131,000 ($5.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($3.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $426,000 ($17.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,331,000 ($93.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($0.64)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($0.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.20)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,513,000 ($180.14)

Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $796,000 ($31.77)
    All Other: $539,000 ($21.51)
    Parking Facilities: $366,000 ($14.61)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($3.07)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $344,000 ($13.73)
    Special Assessments: $254,000 ($10.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($8.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,490,000 ($59.47)
    All Other: $581,000 ($23.19)
    Highways: $490,000 ($19.56)
  • Tax - Property: $3,935,000 ($157.07)
    Total General Sales: $2,270,000 ($90.61)
    Public Utilities: $772,000 ($30.81)
    NEC: $586,000 ($23.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $445,000 ($17.76)

Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,024,000 ($280.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,320,000 ($172.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,845,000 ($392.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,369,000 ($54.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($5.19)

Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,073,000 ($282.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,957,000 ($477.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,150,000 ($85.82)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alameda County, CA  1.77% ($69,267 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.52% ($75,223)
from Solano County, CA  0.38% ($50,630)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alameda County, CA  1.41% ($57,956 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.44% ($56,560)
to Solano County, CA  0.39% ($47,181)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KABN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CONCORD AREA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KFTL (Channel 64; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lafayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 57Number of bridges
  • 323m1,060ftTotal length
  • 1,959,347Total average daily traffic
  • 52,015Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 131950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 311970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lafayette, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lafayette)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lafayette, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lafayette)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$539,673172$625,3151,284$448,66648$351,5012$1,080,79036$363,593
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$638,91020$666,115132$490,0827$287,1610$04$332,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$556,68023$606,614263$547,11514$221,1640$014$356,409
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$325,35616$548,854168$463,5905$200,8820$03$256,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$642,08650$557,7374$288,1380$04$388,098

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Lafayette, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$460,1131$715,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$701,2001$785,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 37

Incident types - Lafayette

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lafayette, CA
Most common first names in Lafayette, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17774.1 years
Robert13673.7 years
William13374.3 years
Mary11783.3 years
James8973.8 years
George8877.1 years
Margaret7981.3 years
Helen7783.2 years
Dorothy7181.0 years
Ruth5884.0 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4781.1 years
Anderson3578.6 years
Miller3278.6 years
Jones2980.2 years
Johnson2577.7 years
Brown2275.5 years
Davis2180.7 years
Hansen1975.5 years
Williams1877.2 years
Evans1686.4 years
Businesses in Lafayette, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike2
Ace Hardware1Panda Express1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1RadioShack1
Big O Tires1SAS Shoes1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks3
Chico's1Subway1
Cold Stone Creamery1T-Mobile1
FedEx6Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Trader Joe's1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS5
JoS. A. Bank1Vans3
MasterBrand Cabinets1Vons1

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #22 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #77 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #79 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iranian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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